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Turkish police fire teargas to disperse Istanbul protests

Turkish police used teargas in central Istanbul to disperse protesters seeking to mark the one-year anniversary of the Taksim Square protests.

Protesters in Istanbul mark the anniversary of anti-government demonstrations Credit: Reuters

Several hundred people gathered on streets to mark the anniversary of the biggest anti-government protests in decades.

Footage from the streets of Istanbul showed dozens of people being detained by the police.

Dozens of people were detained by the police in Istanbul Credit: Reuters